Dr. Laverne Lovell, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 69
  
Dr. Lovell
Accepting new patients

Semmes-Murphey Clinic

6325 Humphreys Blvd Memphis, TN 38120

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(901) 522-7700

Dr. Laverne Lovell, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Memphis, TN. Dr. Lovell has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and Baptist Memorial Hospital- DeSoto. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lovell to book an appointment.


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(901) 522-7700

Dr. Lovell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Neuroplasty more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Lovell treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lovell performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Lovell performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

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Dr. Lovell's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Biography

LaVerne R. Lovell | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute

Dr. LaVerne R. Lovell was born and raised in LaHarpe, IL. After joining the Navy in 1969 he attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD where he graduated wit...
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Bethesda Naval Hosp
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Semmes-Murphey Clinic

Semmes-Murphey Clinic6325 Humphreys Blvd Memphis, TN 38120
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis

Memphis, TN

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Baptist Memorial Hospital- DeSoto

Southaven, MS

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Methodist University Hospital

Memphis, TN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Panola Medical Center

Batesville, MS

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Saint Francis Hospital

Memphis, TN

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average